Wednesday, September 22, 2010

"MicroFinance 101" University Course, $10 -Yah, You Heard Right

Join the Center for International Development at Point Loma Nazarene University and the San Diego Microfinance Alliance for Microfinance 101 every Tuesday in October, 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Fermanian Room 104. In addition to learning about the field of microfinance from academics and practitioners you will have the opportunity to network with like-minded students and professionals.

You can also enjoy snacks for purchase from a local food vendor who is an ACCION San Diego microfinance client from 5:30pm to 6:00pm before the classes begin.  This unique opportunity can help expand your knowledge of domestic and international microfinance as well as provid you with a chance to hear directly from both microfinance lenders and their clients. An ACCION San Diego representative will be there to answer any questions you may have as well.

$10 for students, $30 for non-students, Click here to register  Limited to 40 seats, so register today!
·   Week 1: October 5 – Introduction to Financing
·   Week 2: October 12 – Introduction to Microfinance
·   Week 3: October 19 – Introduction to Microfinance in the U.S.
·   Week 4: October 26 – Hear from the Clients & Meet the Organizations

At the beginning of each class there will be a short Q&A with a client of a local microfinance organization.  The course also includes panel discussions with microfinance experts, and hands-on learning activities to provide everything you want to know about Microfinance.

If you have any additional questions you can contact:
Chloe Sparacino
Fermanian School of Business
619-849-2747

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